Monthly Archives: January 2005

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part Three)

Send to KindleAfter running for the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in 1996, it wasn’t until 2002 that I legged out the 26 miles and 385 yards between Hopkinton and Boston again for charity, only this

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part Two)

Send to KindleI may have clocked my best time ever for this race the first time I ran it – as a “bandit” – in 1981 (3:34:24), but the best experiences I have had in

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part One)

Send to KindleEveryone has heard of the Boston Marathon. It’s the mother of all road races, the most celebrated of them all. Held each year on Patriot’s Day, a holiday recognized only in Massachusetts and

Terry Gets Lax

Send to KindleIn today’s Boston Herald, the Inside Track reports that Terry Francona, manager of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, has signed on as a spokesman for Metamucil. According to the article, written by

A Dip in Donations to Non-Tsunami Relief Nonprofits?

Send to KindleAmericans have risen to the occasion and already given millions of dollars to support tsunami relief efforts, but according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), “it is quite probable that charities working

In the Wake of the Tsunami, Blogs Show ROI (and More)

Send to KindleA couple of weeks ago, Paul Chaney of the Radiant Marketing Group blog, asked me for my “take on Bob Bly‘s argument that there is no ROI potential in blogging, at least none